Sony T110

 
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 front
 
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 27-108mm (F3.5-4.6) lens
  • 121g - 93 x 56 x 17mm
  • Released January 2011
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
Portability
96
Imaging
40
Features
30
Overall
36

Sony T110 summary

Sony T110 is Sony's Ultracompact digital camera first revealed on January of 2011. It has got a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a full resolution of 4608 x 3456.

The T110 comes in at #39 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras & over-all #871 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. Please use our Advanced camera finder to get camera ratings based on your customized criteria.

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Sony T110 history

The Sony T110 is part of a family of products. You can see the full range underneath.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX30 front thumbnailSony TX30
T110 vs TX30
26-130mm
F3.5-4.8
18MP1/2.3"2013
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX20 front thumbnailSony TX20
T110 vs TX20
25-100mm
F3.5-4.6
16MP1/2.3"2012
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Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX66 front thumbnailSony TX66
T110 vs TX66
26-130mm
F3.5-4.8
18MP1/2.3"2012
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX200V front thumbnailSony TX200V
T110 vs TX200V
28-140mm
F3.5-4.8
18MP1/2.3"2012
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX10 front thumbnailSony TX10
T110 vs TX10
25-100mm
F3.5-4.6
16MP1/2.3"2011
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX55 front thumbnailSony TX55
T110 vs TX55
26-130mm
F3.5-4.8
16MP1/2.3"2011
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Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-T110 front thumbnailSony T11027-108mm
F3.5-4.6
16MP1/2.3"2011
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX100V front thumbnailSony TX100V
T110 vs TX100V
25-100mm
F3.5-4.6
16MP1/2.3"2011
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-T99 front thumbnailSony T99
T110 vs T99
25-100mm
F3.5-4.6
14MP1/2.3"2010
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-TX9 front thumbnailSony TX9
T110 vs TX9
25-100mm
F3.5-4.6
12MP1/2.3"2010
Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-T900 front thumbnailSony T900
T110 vs T900
35-140mm
F3.5-10.0
12MP1/2.3"2009
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Sony-Cyber-shot-DSC-T90 front thumbnailSony T90
T110 vs T90
35-140mm
F3.5-10.0
12MP1/2.3"2009

Sony T110 Pros and Cons

Below is a shortlist of advantages and disadvantages of the Sony T110 based on aspects which are usually regarded as necessary in a digital camera.

built-in touchscreen
flash built-in
good zoom range (27-108mm 4.0 x zoom)
great minimum ISO (80)
has HDMI out
includes focus by touch
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
pretty wide (27mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
doesn't have external microphone support
doesn't have headphone support
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
doesn't have RAW format
doesn't have Timelapse mode
does not have image stabilization
lack of aperture priority mode
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low res video (1280 x 720 resolution)
manual exposure not possible
max zoom aperture not good (f4.6)
no external flash support
no manual focus
no moving screen
no shutter priority
screen has low resolution (230 thousand dots)
screen isn't selfie friendly
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
slow fps (1.0 frames/s)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
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Sony T110 Sensor specifications

The Sony T110 is powered by the BIONZ chip. The sensor measurement on the Sony T110 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor is able to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9.

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The CCD sensor has 16 megapixels and provides a standard ISO range of 80 to 3200. Unfortunately, RAW photos are not supported so the user has less margin for error.

The picture underneath illustrates the T110's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The T110 sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is shown in green.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 sensor size Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Sony T110 dimensions

Sony T110 weighs 0.27 lbs (121 gr / 4.27 ounces) & the over all size of the camera is 93mm x 56mm x 17mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7"). The weight of average Ultracompact camera is 121 gr and the Sony T110 is similar when compared with various rivals.

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Underneath is a shot of the Sony T110 besides a softdrink so you can get a sense of its scale.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 dimensions scale

The top view underneath will highlight the button design on the T110.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 topview buttons dials

Sony T110 Lens specifications

The T110 features a built-in lens and a focal range of 27-108mm giving it a 4.0 x zoom which isn't really significant but it will definitely be very helpful in certain circumstances.

At the widest 27mm, it features an aperture of f3.5 which will be somewhat slow and not the best for low light situations and you will probably struggle to get good bokeh. You could also need to raise the ISO which results in noisy photos. For the tele end, 108mm comes to f4.6 which is quite slow and you might need to set slower shutter speeds.

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Sony T110 Connectivity

The T110 has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • HDMI Yes

Digital cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to copy images and usually change camera settings without connecting physically to the camera.

Many applications even enable a Liveview and release the shutter when you are not near the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack using the USB port.

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Sony T110 Video specifications

The highest possible video resolution on the Sony T110 is 1280 x 720 and you can capture in MPEG-4 file format. 720p is awful for today's standards. You should really shoot for a minimum 1080p resolution for video recording. The camera does not offer a microphone and / or headphone socket so you have got no control over the audio. It is perhaps best to buy another model should you want better audio for your videos.

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Sony T110 Weather Sealing

Sony T110 does not include environment sealing so wet conditions could ruin the camera.

Sony T110 Screen and Viewfinder

The Sony T110 has got a 3 inch fixed display boasting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.

Additionally the display is touch friendly so you can set focus points plus change settings by using your fingertips.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110 screen and viewfinder Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos

The View Finder details for Sony T110 are below:

  • ViewFinder None

For sunny outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders are rather valuable.

Sony T110 Shutter specifications

Sony T110 continuous shooting rate is 1.0 frames/s. The maximum shutter speed is 1/1600 sec.

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Sony T110 Flash and Hot shoe specifications

Sony T110 features only in-built flash without external flash support.

Sony T110 Autofocusing specifications

Sony T110 features just Contrast Detect Auto Focus & is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & precise compared with Contrast Detect focusing.

It has got 9 focus points to select from. Sony T110 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers to change where you focus. Sony T110 doesn't have manual focus. Manual focus option can be useful for low light situations or you want to have more precise depth of field control.

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Sony T110 Battery life

The average Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 features the best (320) battery life for this category of cameras.

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Sony T110 for various categories of photography

The following bar chart gives a outline of the Sony T110 for various categories of photography. To read more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.

Sony T110 Portrait photography features

The Sony T110 receives a rating of 30 which is awful, meaning that it is just not very good to use for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor dimension, RAW support together with the option to use external lighting.

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decent MP (16 megapixels)
focusing manually not possible
lack of manual exposure
no external flash support
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

Sony T110 Street photography info

With a reasonable points total of 56, the Sony T110 is fairly adequate to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.

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supports touch focus
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support

Sony T110 Sports photography factors

A awful sports photography points tally of 28 indicates the Sony T110 is just not very good for taking pictures of sports. A camera should have good autofocus and continuous shooting for sports photography.

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sensor resolution is decent (16 megapixels)
max frames per second low (1.0 frames per second)
lack of shutter priority mode
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
no phase detect auto focus

Travel photography with Sony T110

Weight is really crucial when choosing a camera for travel. All round, the Sony T110 gets a above average 69 as a travel camera which is a very decent choice to take on your journeys.

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comes with focus by touch
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
has built in flash
reasonably wide (27mm)
no Time Lapse function
does not contain selfie friendly screen
sluggish maximum aperture (f3.5)

Landscape photography with Sony T110

If you find yourself planning to choose a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most significant factor is going to be image quality. The Sony T110 and it's awful score of 39 for a landscape camera is just not very good compared to it's competitors.

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really wide (27mm)
decent sized screen (3 inches)
MP count decent (16 megapixels)
no manual focus
can't change lenses (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
manual exposure not available
does not have image stabilization
small sensor size (1/2.3")
does not have RAW format
doesn't have Time Lapse mode

Vlogging with Sony T110

A vlogging camera should really come with a moving display screen, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Considering everything, the Sony T110 is just not very good for vlogging as it comes to a awful rating of 28.

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really wide (27mm)
built-in touchscreen
slow maximum aperture (f3.5)
does not have selfie friendly screen
no image stabilization
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
lack of external mic jack

Sony T110 Alternatives

If you are looking for alternatives to the T110, here is a range of the top scored cameras which fall under the class of Ultracompact.

The line graph below provides you a bird's eye view of the T110 versus it's top rated rivals suggested earlier.

Here are a handful of other cameras you might take into account as alternate options. To check out a full comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand
Sony
Model
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T110
Class
Ultracompact
Released
2011-01-06
Physical type
Ultracompact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CCD
Chip
BIONZ
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
4:3 and 16:9
Max resolution
4608 x 3456
RAW pictures
Max native ISO
3200
Minimum native ISO
80
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points
9
Lens
Lens mounting type
fixed lens
Lens focal range
27-108mm (4.0x)
Maximum aperture
f/3.5-4.6
Macro focus distance
1cm
Crop factor
5.8
Screen
Screen type
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
3 inches
Screen resolution
230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Screen tech
Clear Photo LCD Plus with touchscreen interface
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Minimum shutter speed
2 secs
Fastest shutter speed
1/1600 secs
Continuous shutter rate
1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
2.80 m
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Max video resolution
1280x720
Video format
MPEG-4
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Eye-Fi Connected
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
121 grams (0.27 lbs)
Dimensions
93 x 56 x 17mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7")
Other
Battery model
NP-BG1
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Portrait 1/2)
Time lapse recording
Storage type
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo/Memory Stick Pro Duo, Memory Stick Pro-HG Duo
Card slots
One
Launch pricing
$199